Rep. Shuster wants Transportation Committee to pass transportation bill by August
Shuster, chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, said during a committee hearing on Tuesday that he wants the new transportation funding bill to go to the House floor before August recess, our sister site Better Roads reports.
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed told the committee he would like to see a six-year bill this time, noting that “a two-year bill is not very helpful to us.”
An increase in funding was also requested, though the federal gas tax — which has traditionally funded transportation and has remained at 18.4 cents per gallon for about 20 years — received little discussion.
For more details, read the full report at BetterRoads.com.
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